Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> meanwhile, the "today" show's al roker had this unforgettable moment with vice president joe biden while covering the inaugural parade. >> mr. vice president! mr. vice president! mr. vice president! hey, how are you doing? come on -- come on, they won't let you? are you -- yeah, that's it! yeah! all right! yes! yes! >> who can say no to al roker? >> surprised he actually came up -- >> persistence pays off. dylan dreyer is here. good morning. >> good morning. we are actually seeing pretty cold temperatures across the country. want a lot going on across the west coast today, so we're dealing with poor air quality across the pacific northwest. where it's coldest, especially across oregon, that's where we're starting off today with freezing fog. we will see a bigger system start to move in tomorrow. it will bring rain to the seattle area, portland, oregon, down into northwestern california through the day tomorrow and into the rest of the week it looks like. it's another big storm that moves in and sticks around for a while. the next expected rainfall for the next 48 hours, you can see it ta
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am EST
up on "news4 today," how vice president joe biden is using the web site google today to make a push for tighter gun control. >>> the legal trouble mounting for lance armstrong since he confessed to using performance enhancing drugs. >>> we're tracking winter weather this morning. we'll have snow across the region. tom kierein is back with your weather and traffic. >>> somebody forgot to shut off the water. check out this fountain in bryant park in new york city. you see it is slowly turning into a statue with water quickly freezing. temperature in the city have hit the single digits at night. and with the wind picking up, windchills tonight are expected to be below zero in most areas. >> an awfully bitter, cold night in so many places in the east coast last night. 11 minutes after the hour here. we're looking at -- it's warmer than it was this time yesterday. in some places at least. but that didn't make a huge difference. looking over the capital, there is still a little snow falling for some folks. and i know in my case the road in my neighborhood wasn't so great. >> mine either.
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am EST
majority party to bring 60 votes to the floor. a rule is expected today. >>> vice president joe biden will team up with google for a chat about gun control. biden will answer questions for about 30 minutes on the new policy recommendations to reduce gun violence. the white house has planned numerous ones during his second term. it starts the 1:45 p.m. eastern time, and the name is a 21st century update of president franklin roosevelt's famous fire side chats on the radio. here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the forecast. it's cold. >> just depends where you are. people down in texas walking around in shorts. let's show you the highs yesterday. talk about a nation divided. you look at areas in southern portions of texas to florida were in the 70s yesterday. beautiful weather, all the way up to denver. but then the really cold stuff. minneapolis to chicago. then take a look at what happened in northern new england. burlington, vermont, had a high temperature of 1 degree. what's amazing, lake champlain isn't frozen yet. it's actually been a very mild winter. this is what happens when yo
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
. vice president joe biden and his wife jill will also be in attendance. the first family will leave for the capitol later in the morning. president obama will then be sworn in and deliver his inaugural address followed by awe luncheon at the capitol this afternoon. the parade is set to begin at 2:30 this afternoon. the inauguration day will end with a pair of inaugural balls at the convention center. >> there's one thing that will be constant from now throughout evening. that is the cold. >> that's right. >> it is bitter cold already. >> 4:01. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. let's check in with meteorologist tom kierein. >>> there's going to be a warmup at the swearing in ceremony. we have high clouds drifting over the metro area. it's clear south and east and farther north and west, a partly cloudy sky starting off very early on this 21st day of january. right now, it's in the upper 20s in montgomery county. in prince george's county, low 30s. right in washington, it's in the low 30s there. low 30s as well throughout much of northern virginia. upper 20s into the shenandoah